The spiritual dilemma of the Jewish people

Its cause and cure by Arthur W. Kac

Publisher: Baker Book House

Written in English
Published: Pages: 153 Downloads: 317
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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Jewish,
  • Judaism,
  • History - General History
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL7846305M
ISBN 100801054567
ISBN 109780801054563
OCLC/WorldCa10657756

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